Solid Waste (New Mexico)
Last modified on February 12, 2015.
|Applies to States or Provinces||New Mexico|
|Name||Solid Waste (New Mexico)|
|Policy Category||Other Policy|
|Policy Type||Environmental Regulations|
|Affected Technologies||Biomass/Biogas, Coal with CCS, Natural Gas, Nuclear|
|Program Administrator||New Mexico Environment Department|
The New Mexico Environment Department's Solid Waste Bureau manages solid waste in the state. The Bureau implements and enforces the rules established by the Environmental Improvement Board.
These rules establish regulations for solid waste management. "Solid waste" means any garbage, refuse, sludge from a waste treatment plant, water supply treatment plant, or air pollution control facility and other discarded material including solid, liquid, semisolid, or contained gaseous material resulting from industrial, commercial, mining, construction, demolition and agricultural operations and from community activities. The rule establishes regulations for permits and registrations and standards for facilities.
|Contact Name||Auralie Ashley-Marx|
|Department||New Mexico Environment Department|
|Division||Solid Waste Bureau|
|Address||Harold Runnels Building Room S2050|
|Address 2||1190 St. Francis Drive - P.0. Box 5469|
|Place||Santa Fe, New Mexico|
Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)
|Authority 1:||New Mexico Code Annotated 20.9|